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65 new cases of COVID-19, two additional deaths

The Ministry of Health reported on Monday that there were 65 new cases of COVID-19 and two additional deaths.

EDITORIAL: Our prison system is not doing its job

WHATEVER we are doing, it is not working.

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Minnis: In era of disasters, assessments are outdated

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has questioned why nations prone to disaster are still being assessed by international financial institutions using “outdated” methodologies.

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Water corp starts work on Long Island stations

THE Water and Sewerage Corporation has started construction of booster stations in the areas of Mangrove Bush, Petty’s and Grays.

Ready to celebrate a week of Pride

PRIDE Bahamas 2020 will kick off next week and organisers say it will be a week-long series of virtual events geared toward making The Bahamas a country that is more accepting and inclusive of LGBTQI+ people.

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Four in hospital after shooting and stabbings

FOUR people are in hospital after a shooting and two stabbing incidents over the weekend.

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Chipman ‘not interested’ in making a switch to join the PLP

CENTREVILLE MP Reece Chipman said yesterday he is not interested in joining the opposition Progressive Liberal Party.

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New Act planned - but what about now?

AMID complaints of illegal use of land and destruction of natural ponds and animal habitats, Minister of Environmental Health and Housing Romauld Ferreira revealed that the Forestry Unit in his ministry is in the process of drafting a legal framework to repeal and replace the Forestry Act 2010.

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Dollarisation must 'be on the table'

An ex-attorney general says full dollarisation of the Bahamian economy must "be on the table" as the country faces "a tipping point" due to the devastation inflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Increased testing eyed as tourism's quarantine answer

A Cabinet minister yesterday signalled that post-arrival COVID-19 testing for tourists may be part of the solution to "easing" the mandatory 14-day quarantine impediment to the industry's revival.